Avery Farmhouse

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Avery Farmhouse
Avery Farmhouse is located in New York
Avery Farmhouse
Avery Farmhouse is located in the US
Avery Farmhouse
Location NY 30, Duanesburg, New York
Coordinates 42°46′11″N 74°14′0″W / 42.76972°N 74.23333°W / 42.76972; -74.23333Coordinates: 42°46′11″N 74°14′0″W / 42.76972°N 74.23333°W / 42.76972; -74.23333
Area 203.4 acres (82.3 ha)
Built c. 1850
Architect Jones, Alexander Delos (Boss)
Architectural style Greek Revival
MPS Boss Jones TR
NRHP reference # 84003106[1]
Added to NRHP October 11, 1984

Avery Farmhouse is a historic home and farm complex located at Duanesburg in Schenectady County, New York. The house was built about 1850 by noted master carpenter Alexander Delos "Boss" Jones. It is a two story, "T" shaped, clapboard sided frame building in the Greek Revival style. The main block is flanked by two one story frame wings. It features a giant pedimented portico supported by square columns. Contributing outbuildings include five silos, a garage, a large multi-component barn complex, and a barn.[2]

The property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Schenectady County Planning Dept. (1983) [1979]. "NRHP Inventory-Nomination: Avery Farmhouse". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.